Dr. Saeb Erekat's passionate pro-Palestine op-ed was excellent! Kudos to Time Magazine for publishing "With Status Quo On Its Side, Israel Happily Rejects Peace"... and kudos to Erekat for reaching out with crucial facts in hopes of generating international support for peace and Palestinian statehood. I think the more people step up to support a just and lasting peace to end the Israel/Palestine conflict, as the Arab League did with the Arab Peace Initiative, the more likely it is that Israel will stop violating international law and the Palestinians basic human rights.
Anne Selden Annab
A few examples of the separate — and often unequal — rules and standards for Israeli settlers and Palestinian civilians
New York Times: Why Abbas Reconciled With Hamas by
Weighing in... for Palestine (a poem)
Pro-Palestine, Pro-Peace, Pro-Israel.... productive, pragmatic and focused on what can actually help people
Sources ...a poem (for Palestine)
Middle East peace: The concrete proof of Israel’s opposition to a two-state solution - the construction of nearly 14,000 homes in occupied territories
Palestinian Refugees (1948-NOW) refused their right to return... and their right to live in peace free from religious bigotry and injustice.
Reactions to the new unity deal ... for Palestine
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. ... FINDING alternatives to conflict and revenge: The Forgiveness Project
Jordan's King honours winners of King Abdullah II Award for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014
Palestinians signal willingness to continue peace talks
Abbas: New govt recognizes Israel and rejects violence
King hails outgoing UNRWA chief in Jordan
PBS: Six takes on the Palestinian unity deal
That is real cultural and educational leadership and integrity. It is principled, brave, intelligent and unflinching. It deserves only support, applause and emulation...
American Task Force on Palestine Springs Forward
Outreach: American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) "Our Israeli and Palestinian partners in the Middle East as well as our partners in the U.S. believe as we do that a lasting peace must begin with a commitment to shared security for all."
Growing Gardens for Palestine: "And it's up to all of us together"... a Spring poem for Palestine & peace
Peace Building ... civic muscle
- All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
The Golden Rule... Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
"The only way to honor our tragic histories is to create a future for our children free of man-made tragedy. This means making peace fully, completely and without reservation, between Israel and Palestine." American Task Force on Palestine's born in Jerusalem Dr. Ziad Asali: To honor a tragic history, we must work for peace